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PPL designated “Champion of Board Diversity” by The Forum of Executive Women

PPL Corporation announced today the company has been designated a “Champion of Board Diversity” by The Forum of Executive Women.

The Forum of Executive Women annually honors the top public companies in the Philadelphia region with 30% or more women on their respective boards. PPL is one of 37 companies to be recognized, and this is the second time the company has been recognized with this designation.

PPL named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2023

PPL Corporation has been recognized as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2023 by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group.

“We are incredibly proud to receive this recognition from Newsweek,” said Angie Evans, VP and chief DEI officer for PPL Corporation. “The award highlights our efforts to build a diverse and inclusive culture as we continue to innovate and grow our company.”

Understanding the “T” in LGBT

On June 12, FUSE, PPL’s employee-led business resource group, brought together nearly 50 PPL employees, leaders and members of the community for a lunch and learn to highlight what it means to be transgender. The event featured speaker Madeline Marquardt, owner and president of Ephektiv, Inc., who spoke about her personal journey as a transgender woman.

PPL project manager and community leader reflects on the importance of female role models

Obando-Derstine was once a shy and quiet girl – a native Colombian and Spanish speaker in a New Jersey school filled with English-speaking students. A teacher took Obando-Derstine under her wing in kindergarten, boosting the girl’s confidence and teaching her English. That teacher and other role models along the way laid the foundation for the leader Obando-Derstine would eventually become.